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My Neighbor's Secret

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Presentation
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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The story of a Lancaster resident who fought honorably for his country in World War I, then was interned in a Nazi detention camp. He lost family members to the Holocaust and was forced to leave his homeland because of his faith.

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The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Innovation Train Full STEAM Ahead

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Side Yard
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: STEM, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math!  STEAM allows children to be problem solvers, creators, inventors, innovators, collaborators, experimenters, and critical thinkers!  

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The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Phredd Ukulele One Man Band

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
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Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Columbia Crossing
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Music, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Fun, interactive, educational fun with Phredd – Ukulele Flailing, Harmonica Wailing, Suitcase Drumming, Kazoo Hum-Humming, Ukulele Bundle of Joy!

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

The Bibliomaniacs Book Club

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

They will meet to discuss The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson.

All are welcome to attend. 

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Special Needs

Please stay with your child if they are in need of special help/supervision for this program.

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

BookTok Buzz Book Club

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

They will meet to discuss I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys and The Book of Accidents by Chuck Wendig.

Please consider joining them!

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Crochet with Kasey

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Columbia
Registration Open
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Library: Columbia
Room: COL Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

If you enjoying crafting and conversations, this class is for you! Hospice is in dire need of veterans blankets, so the group will be continuing their annual tradition of making veterans blankets.

Materials Needed:

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Pollinators!

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Community Room
Age Group: Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Join us as we welcome Penn State Master Gardener's. They will read Grandma Lisa's Humming, Buzzing, Chirping Garden by Lisa Doseff and offer a simple craft. 

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Succulents with ShelNe

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Columbia
Cancelled
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Shelby and Neveah return for another class! 

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Spellbinding Adventure (Harry Potter Based)

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Community Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:

The Harry Potter series contains some of the greatest, most imaginative adventures in literature. Come participate in a celebration of Harry Potter adventures, learning the ins and outs of owls and creating your own mythical creature. 

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

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This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Cartooning Made Easy with Ed Klein

1:30pm - 2:30pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Community Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Students will be instructed on the basics of cartooning so they can caricature the world around them and create original cartoons as well as draw their favorite cartoon characters.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Touch a Truck Garbage Truck!

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Locust Street Park Gazebo
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join us as we welcome Columbia's own Jack Gamby, owner of Gamby's Disposal for Touch a Truck Garbage Truck! Jack will educate us on what our trash collectors do and we'll have an opportunity to explore the truck.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Crafty Cards with Bert

11:00am - 12:15pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

If you enjoy crafting and conversations, this class is for you! 

The themes for this month's cards is Thank You. Participants will make three cards to take home. 

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

The Amazing, Trailblazing MAGIC Adventure!

10:00am - 11:00am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Locust Street Park Gazebo
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join magician, Erick Hershey, on a magical journey across the countryside!

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

The Classics Club

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join the Classics Club as they discuss The Book Thief  by Marcus Zusak.

All are welcome to attend. 

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

Birds of Prey with Miller's Wildlife

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Locust Street Park Gazebo
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be a bird of prey? These mighty hunters, also known as raptors, are specialized to catch their own meals–but the way each species does it is unique!

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Preschool Pals Water Play!

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Side Yard
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Weather permitting, join us on the library side yard for a splashing good time! We're prepared for lots of water fun! 

Please bring a towel for your child.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

Photo Consent

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This event is in the "Babies" group.

Tiny Tales Water Play

10:00am - 10:45am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Side Yard
Age Group: Babies
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Weather permitting, join us for a splashing good time on the library side yard! We'll have lots of fun with our summer water play. Please being a towel for your child.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo Consent

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This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

The Great Magic Reading Adventure

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Locust Street Park Gazebo
Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join us for The Great Magic Reading Adventure with Michael Reist! 

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Toddlers" group.

Preschool Pals Water Play!

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Side Yard
Age Group: Toddlers
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Weather permitting, join us on the library side yard for a splashing good time! We're prepared for lots of water fun! 

Please bring a towel for your child.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.

Touch a Truck Fire Truck!

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration Open
Registration
Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Locust Street Park Gazebo
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join us as we welcome the Columbia Borough Fire Department. Learn about what our firefighters do, the gear they wear, and explore the fire truck!

Part of our 2024 Summer Reading program series. 

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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This event is in the "Everyone" group.

ZooAmerica

10:30am - 11:30am
Columbia
Registration
Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Columbia Crossing
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 96
Event Details:

Join us as we welcome ZooAmerica for an educational wildlife program.

Limit 100. Registration required.

Please register each person in your party individually.

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

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This event is in the "Babies" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers" group.
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
Registration
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Community Room
Age Group: Babies, Toddlers, Children, Tweens
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Details:

This musical storytelling program is all about using our imaginations and friendship. Best of all, this program includes a parade!

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Late Arrival

Please note that if you arrive after the start of the program, your spot may be forfeited. Please reach out to us if you cannot attend or are running late.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media. 

This event is in the "Everyone" group.
Registration
Offsite Event
Library: Columbia
Room: COL Locust Street Park Gazebo
Age Group: Everyone
Program Type: Summer Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Being a REPTILE is an adventure! These ectothermic animals are buried alive as babies, they grow up as orphans, and they learn how to survive without teachers or parents!

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Accessibility

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo Consent

I understand that any images captured at this event may be used on print and online publications or social media.